We have been waiting patiently for 2 new shingle products to arrive and as of today they are here. The first and most unique is a #1 grade Kiln Dried, Re-jointed and Re-Butted, Sanded, Alaska Yellow Cedar 18″ sidewall shingle. These shingles are perfection, literally. Alaska Yellow Cedar is extremely durable and strong with insect and rot resistance equal to or greater than western Red cedar. There is a dead stand of AYC at 4200′ on the way to Hurricane Ridge on the Olympic peninsula that has been virtually unchanged since the 1960’s or earlier. This is in an area where less hardy trees like Sub alpine fir last 5 year or less once they are blown down or die. These Alaskan Yellow Cedar shingles are available at only a few places nationwide and nowhere but Mill Outlet at our competitive price.
#1, R&R, Dry, sanded Alaskan Yellow Cedar Shingles
Each box will cover 100 square feet at 14″ exposed with a lower grade under course or 50 square feet at 7″ exposed. Because they are dry and sanded they are perfectly ready for finish or stain.
The second new and somewhat unique shingle is a #2 grade Western Red Cedar, Kiln Dried, Re-jointed and Re-Butted, Sanded,18″ sidewall shingle. These are not a seconds, just #2 Grade and a pretty nice #2 at that. They come in the same size boxes as the yellow cedar shingles and are ready for stain or finish as well
#2 Western Red Cedar Kiln Dried, sanded and R&R’d
Alaska Yellow cedar Shingles
It is really amazing the things we come up with some times. These don’t look like much to the untrained eye, but lurking near the floor under miscellaneous paneling and boards are several 12′- 15′ Clear, tight Vertical grain, Kiln Dried 6×12 Douglas Fir, If you want them surfaced we can help you with that. $25.00 per foot sounds like a bargain if you have ever had a reason to look for behemoths like this before. Forget foraging through abandoned storage units or old farmer’s barns. Come find lumber treasures like these where you know they will be, Mill outlet Lumber, 4811 S Tyler, Tacoma WA.
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Limited to stock on hand and subject to prior sale.
Also, same stock, different lengths, 6×8, $12.00 per foot
White Fir Decking arriving soon to Mill Outlet Lumber. These attractive boards are
3/4″ x 4 5/8″x 12′ long and are a B clear grade, meaning that they have some knots, but are primarily Clear. What!, 1×5 decking, nobody uses that. This is true, but apparently they do in Korea where this material was originally destined to go. The deal fell through and we swooped in to pick up the bargain for you.
Not just for Decks anymore
Do not limit yourself to think of this lumber only as decking. It is perfect for door jambs and window liners, we will probably have some made into flooring and paneling. It was kiln dried to 14% moisture content and has a heavily relieved back to ensure dimensional stability.
The price, only $4.00 per 12′ board or $ .33 1/3 per foot